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Student & Alumni Achievements

Wash U Student Wins EPA Challenge

Ms. Rebecca Gernes, a dual-degree candidate in social work and public health at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, was the only student among eight academic partners chosen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Toxic Release Inventories University Challenge for the 2013-14 school year. Ms. Gernes is studying the relationship between air pollution and asthma in the St. Louis metro region, including St. Louis, East St. Louis, IL, and surrounding areas.